This month I received the fabulous news that I have been formally elected as a member of The Royal Society of Sculptors. It is an honour to be part of this wonderful network of sculptors, a society with royal patronage which leads the conversation about sculpture today. The history of the society itself is really fascinating and has been a cornerstone of first the British art world and then the international art world, so I share a little insight below…Read More
Sassy Mama blog features all three of Nicola Anthony’s current exhibitions at Singapore Art Museum, Oct 2017.Read More
An Ideal Soup: The BAR Gallery – Thursday 12th April – Saturday 5th May
‘An Ideal Soup’ opens this week, bringing together a collection of work from Harlesden Gallery - a 'nomadic' gallery originally borne out of a reaction to the absence of cultural space in Harlesden, and nowadays representing a talented collective of artists, both from NW10 and elsewhere. The line up includes Carne Griffiths, an illustrator renowned for using ink tea and alcohol as mediums, Nicola Anthony a sculptor using words and language as both subject and medium, and artist and curator Gabriel Parfitt, who creates his patchwork backgrounds to form a narrative for a dislocated and re-interpreted subject matter.
The ‘soup’ is an eclectic body of work, an exhibition combining sculpture, painting, photography and mixed media. The exhibition will be one of the last shows at the Willesden Green Centre's BAR gallery before it is redeveloped - so do come along to the private view on Thursday 12th April where the artists welcome you for a celebratory drink.
Proudly showcased alongside the work of these talented London based artists are the works of the Harlesden Gallery Juniors – a budding bunch of artists from the John Keble Primary School in Harlesden, who also recently stole the show at last year’s Harlesden High Street exhibition.
Artists: Alex McIintyre, Carne Griffiths, Christine Warrington, Dijana Bekvalac, Gabriel Parfitt, Henryk Terpilowski, Ines Szamrey, Kitty Hillier, Lorenzo Belenguer, Mary Pritchard, Mike Garland (PIKY), Nicola Anthony, Odette Farrell, Oksana Veber, Pete Webster, Richard Tilbury, Will Parker
Dates: Opening & private view
Thursday 12th April, exhibition runs
12th April – 5th May 2012
Venue: The BAR Gallery at Willesden Green | Willesden Green Centre | 95 High Road London | NW10 2SF
My artwork ‘Great Soul’ will be on display as part of the Field Trip Project Asia: Thailand exhibitions and activities at bangkok art and culture centre this April and May 2019.Read More
Artitute, Intersection: Poetry and art become kinetic light sculpture by Artist Nicola AnthonyRead More
Weekly Guide 23-29 March 2018
Event feature 'What's On – March', pages 2–4
Published March 2018Read More
In October 2017 there was a small intimate opening for supporters and collectors of Nicola Anthony’s artwork, at Singapore Art Museum.
To find out more about the artworks check out the video below. To see Nicola’s address during the official public opening at SAM, see the video here.
I am honoured to be shortlisted again for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize . The judging panel have selected my kinetic light sculpture which links the histories of Britain, Myanmar and Singapore, contrasting fortune and misfortune in the lives of migrant workers.Read More
British artist Nicola Anthony named in the top 30 finalists for 2019 Sovereign Asian Art PrizeRead More
Press release: The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) has announced the top 30 finalists of The 2019 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, the 15th edition of Asia’s most prestigious prize for contemporary artists.Read More
Carpe Art Journal features fiction, essays, reviews and personal anecdotes about art. The essay ‘Rice’ by Eva Wong Nava was inspired by one of the artworks in Nicola Anthony’s Clockwork Moon’s series. Clockwork Moons (Time Waits for No Migrant Man) triggered a childhood memory of loss and enlightenment prompting Eva to write this beautiful story. The story was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2018 by the Editor of Ariel Chart Magazine.Read More
I am pleased to have my piece ‘Reclamation’ featured on Blouin Artinfo. “Asia’s most prestigious prize for Contemporary artists — celebrates its 15th edition this year, and 400 mid-career artists from 28 countries were nominated for it by more than 70 independent art professionals from across the Asia Pacific region.”Read More
I am pleased to report that my piece ‘Remembering Our Father’s Words’ was featured in Architecture Record. The article discusses the unveiling of The USC Shoah Foundation’s permanent exhibit which presents the testimony of holocaust survivors.Read More
Intersection was an exhibition of poetry and visual art by Singaporean poet Marc Nair and visual artist Nicola Anthony. The work maps an architecture of memory at the junction of three diverse cities: Yangon, London, and Singapore.Read More
From this one-day residency the piece “a staircase leads to the defined place for making art” was produced. The piece was a photo-box documenting the interventions in Secretariat. The box was made by a local Yangon man in the market square and includes a site specific poem written by Marc Nair.Read More
This video is about Area Clearance - an installation artwork made in 2018, paired with a poem of the same name by Marc Nair. The artwork and poem tackle the subject of genocide of the Rohingya tribe in Myanmar, featuring burned paper, prayer leaves, ash and coal to make an archway which visitors can step into. Showcased at Myanm/art Gallery, Yangon, in collaboration with Intersections Gallery Singapore.Read More
Composed of sounds from the sunrise birdsong in Yangon, Myanmar; blessing sparrows released into a Burmese Buddhist temple; the call to prayer at Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar, the muezzin's dawn prayer in a mosque in Singapore, and the echoes of early morning street sounds collaged together from inside various caves and cavernous spaces.Read More